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Free Outdoor Movies Vancouver 2011


Friday, June 24th, 2011 — 6:17pm PDT
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Free outdoor movies in Vancouver have become a tradition, either projected in parking garages in Gastown or at Ceperley Meadow in Stanley Park. This summer they’ll be screened in the heart of downtown Vancouver at Robson Square, at the Olympic Village site, and around the Lower Mainland. Photo: rbrtwhite Robson Square 8:30pm start: July 4, […]

Vancouver Canada Day 2011


Friday, June 24th, 2011 — 11:12am PDT
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Vancouver’s Canada Day celebration will take place at Canada Place next Friday, July 1, 2011. There will be so much going on – from the iconic sails of Canada Place and down to Harbour Green Park – including multiple performance stages, food, and nighttime fireworks in Coal Harbour. Photo credit: Canada Place on Flickr Stages […]

Kids Up Front Vancouver


Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 — 1:15pm PDT
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While scrolling through my Non-Profit list on Twitter the other morning, hoping to find some “good news” stories, one organization ‘leapt off the page’. There was a tweet from Kids Up Front to the Vancouver Art Gallery, thanking them for passes. Within a few hours I contacted Kids Up Front through Twitter and ended up […]

National Aboriginal Day 2011


Monday, June 20th, 2011 — 1:36pm PDT
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June 21st is National Aboriginal Day in Canada and with it comes a host of activities, celebrations, and experiences from coast to coast, to coast. Tomorrow kicks off an 11-day campaign that will span Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (June 24), Canadian Multiculturalism Day (June 27) and concludes with Canada Day (July 1). Here are just a few […]

Surrey Summer Festivals 2011


Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 — 11:13am PDT
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When I was growing up in Surrey, our summer activities included rollerblading over to Mac’s for some Frosters, swimming in the Kwantlen Park Pool, running various park trails, and heading out to the skate park with our BMX bikes. Over the last five years or so, there’s been much more going on throughout the summer […]

Plaza of Nations & North East False Creek Open Houses


Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 — 2:20pm PDT
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The people of Vancouver can have their say when it comes to the Plaza of Nations through a series of Open Houses this month. The memorable performance area from Expo 86 has been stuck in development limbo over the last few years and the future of the whole North East False Creek (NEFC) are is […]